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High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Wallsworth Hall is a stately home in Twigworth, Gloucester, England.THe hall was featured in Simon Jenkins (2004) acclaimed book 'England's 1000 Best Houses'. THe hall was built on the site of a timbered house from the Tudor period soon after 1740 by Samuel Hayward, as a wedding present for his wife, Catherine.THe oldest part of the building faces up towards the side garden and the main front was added a little later. THe building still has many of its original features, including the magnificent staircase, which is thought to have been installed in 1753. IN 1865 a top floor, new roof, two extensions and the off-centre clock tower were added which updated the building dramatically. IN 1903 the whole estate covering 655 acres including land, houses and farms was split up and offered for sale. IT was purchased at auction and many improvements were made, after 1943 all properties were put on the market including household items, fixtures and fine pieces of furniture were sold. THe Hall was then used as a residential nursery and a training centre for nurserey nurses.

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    • Ano:  2010
    • País de Produção: Germany
    • Código de Barras:  9786131922367
    • ISBN:  6131922365
    • Encadernação:  BROCHURA
    • Nº de Páginas:  88

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